| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:12 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Turkey's leader might consider holding a referendum on plans for development in an Istanbul park that sparked nationwide protests against his government, according to media reports Wednesday.
Such a move would mark Prime Minister...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:52 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials have “serious concerns” about reports of excessive force by Turkish police against protesters, the White House said Monday, as a country lauded as a model for democracy in the Muslim world faces its most violent...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Syrian government forces backed by Hezbollah fighters have begun an offensive near the once-commercial city of Aleppo to cut off the rebels’ supply line from Turkey and attempt to regain control of the north.
It comes a week after the government...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:57 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- The first fatality was reported Monday in four days of protests and a police crackdown that have spread throughout Turkey, rocking the long-stable nation.
Mehmet Ayvalitas, a 20-year-old member of a computer hacking group, was hit by...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:19 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Tuesday that his tolerance for nationwide street protests was at an end, as riot police clashed with demonstrators who have occupied Istanbul’s Taksim Square for nearly...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:00 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- As night fell in the Turkish capital Sunday, thousands of protesters continued to march in protest against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, beating drums and rattling the shutters pulled down tight on storefronts...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkish authorities detained 29 people overnight for “inciting riots” using social networking sites such as Twitter, local media reported on Wednesday.
The detentions came in the coastal city of Izmir, where police...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:24 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday issued what he said was a final warning: The protesters in Gezi Park would be removed within 24 hours, he told a meeting of his Justice and Development Party in the capital,...
| Aug 3, 2013
No mistaking when you meet Semsa Denizsel. She is the real deal: a female chef in a place where that's unusual enough, self-taught, outspoken in her opinions, fierce in her love for Turkey and its food. She's been called the Alice Waters of Istanbul....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Malibu, Calif., where people walk among the display of flags at Pepperdine University’s Alumni Park. Every year, dozens of student and alumni volunteers band together to install the nearly 3,000 flags. Also in...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Last Wednesday, Americans returned to the grim task of commemorating the worst act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history, the day Islamist fundamentalists seized four airliners and killed nearly...